Welcome Message


Welcome to the WTA University Presidents’ Forum. As President of the WTA University Presidents’ Forum, I cordially invite you to the 9th University Presidents’ Forum on September 21st, 2016 in Tangerang Selatan City, Indonesia. Established in 2002, the forum provides an opportunity for universities around the world to play a critical role in technopolis development by facilitating cooperative networks and promoting exchanges in technology information and highly-qualified human resources among core universities located within the technopolises.

This year’s forum theme is “The Role of Higher Education to support Global Competitiveness based on Local Wisdom”. The main objective of the Forum is to contribute to the sustainable regional development based on the higher education institutes (HEIs) by establishing a collaborative network among HEIs in WTA member cities and around the globe.

I warmly invite you to the University Presidents’ Forum. Your participation will be a great contribution to the fruitful discussion on the university-industry-government collaboration. I look forward to seeing you at the forum on September 21st, 2016 in Tangerang Selatan City, Indonesia.


Sincerely yours,
Dr. Deog-Seong Oh
President of WTA University Presidents’ Forum
President of Chungnam National University

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